Samuel S Lewis State Park
By Joyce Herr, Lancaster County & Beyond
(Prudential Lancaster Real Estate)
I had buyers looking at a home this weekend near Sameul S. Lewis State Park just across the Susquehanna River from Lancaster County and just outside of Wrightsville, PA. I have been here before but I forgot how spectacular the views are. Located on Mt. Pisgah which is 885 feet above the Susquehanna River, the park encompasses 85 acres of walking and riding trails, picnic grounds, ball fields and a play ground. I was fortunate to have the view to myself this weekend. So who was Sameul S. Lewis? Samuel Lewis held several positions with the state of Pennsylvania including that of lieutenant governor and donated 35 acres to the Commonwealth of PA in 1954.There is also an arboretum with several unique trees including European beech, persimmon, concolor fir & English y...